Curriculum

Students pursue their interests in four elective areas: Users & Use, Data Organization, Information Systems, and Information Technology. Courses can be taken on-campus or online.

SLIS Core Classes
  LIS 401: Foundations of Library & Information Science
LIS 415: Information Organization
LIS 407: Reference/Information Services
LIS 403: Evaluation (required for Capstone)
IST Core Theories of Information Science
Programming: LIS531J: Introduction to Computer Science or
LIS531z: Data Interoperability
LIS458: Relational Database Management
LIS466: XML
Electives Select elective courses from your area of interest:
  Users & Use
  Usability & User Experience
Web Development/Information Architecture
Visual Communication
Social Informatics
Knowledge Management
Systems Analysis
Organizational/Information Ethics
Applied Statistics
  Data Organization
  Scientific Research Data
Library Automation Systems
Digital Libraries
Information Visualization
Applied Statistics
Metadata
DAM for LAMs
  Information Systems
  Data Interoperability
Systems Analysis
Information Retrieval
Discrete Mathematics
Applied Statistics
Organizational/Info Ethics
Web Development/Information Architecture
  Information Technology
  Computer Networks
Computer Security
Data Interoperability
Systems Analysis
Web Services & Programming